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Title:
Discovering Walt : the magical life of Walt Disney
Author:
Isbouts, Jean-Pierre.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : Disney Editions, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
64 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780786853540
Format :
Book

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NC1766.U52 D5428 2001 Juvenile Non-Fiction Childrens Area-Biography
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Summary

Summary

As one of the people who significantly impacted American culture, Walt Disney is a frequent subject in classrooms around the world. Now kids can get closer to this remarkable man's life with this first illustrated biography, told through the emotionally engaging words of those who knew, worked with and studied Walt Disney. Historical photographs help readers travel through time, while never-before-published details about Walt's childhood bring us closer to the man behind the mouse. Timed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of Walt's birth. Illustrated.


Table of Contents

Introduction: The Magic of Walt Disneyp. 4
1. Walt's Familyp. 6
2. On the Farm in Marcelinep. 8
3. Hard Work in Kansas Cityp. 11
4. The Great War in Europep. 14
5. Walt's First Cartoonsp. 15
6. A Studio in Hollywoodp. 22
7. Mickey Mouse and Friendsp. 27
8. Snow Whitep. 31
9. The First Disney Classicsp. 37
10. The Studio Goes to Warp. 43
11. Live-Action Filmsp. 46
12. Walt's Kingdomp. 50
13. A Wonderful Worldp. 56
14. The Last Decadep. 60
Appendix Ideas for Further Readingp. 64